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Case Manager Evidence Base Program



Location: Montgomery, Alabama
Department:
Posted: 10-22-2018
Location Name: MAMHA - Montgomery County
Wage Max: 41,447.00
Wage Min: 27,239.00
Position Type: CLINICAL SERVICES
Shift: 1st Shift

                                                             JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

TITLE:                                  Case Manager – EBP (Evidence- Based Program)/SHP

 

CLASSIFICATION:             Mental Health Specialist I

 

SALARY RANGE:              $27,239.00 - $41,447.00

 

SUPERVISOR:                     Director Case Management Services

 

DEFINITION:

 

This is responsible professional work as a direct services provider and an information and referral agent for targeted populations that are considered seriously mentally ill.

 

 DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

 

Implement and supervise a daily schedule for meals and housekeeping activities.

 

Monitor and document client's medication regimens.

 

Monitor and comply with established procedures for accidents, fires or other emergencies.

 

As required and authorized, purchase food and other supplies as needed for daily operation of the residence.

 

Prepare reports identifying the need for repairs of equipment, furniture and program site.

 

Ensure compliance with house rules.

 

Monitor residents in matters of grooming, money management, behavior, discipline and social activities.

 

Complete a SUN Assessment Form on each client utilizing information gained from the client and/or a significant other.

 

Determine resources that would meet the needs identified in the SUN Assessment by contacting provider sources, public and private, both in and out of the catchment area.

 

Prepare a plan for the provision of community mental health services to the targeted individual involved and review such plan not less that once every three months.

 

Provide assistance in obtaining and coordinating social and maintenance services for the individual, including services relating to daily living activities, transportation services, habilitation and rehabilitation services, prevocational and vocational services, and housing services.

 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (Continued)

Case Manager – EBP (Evidence-Based Program)/SHP

 

Assist the individual in obtaining income support services, including housing assistance, food stamps, and supplemental security income benefits.

 

Refer the individual for such other services as may be appropriate.

 

Provide representative payee services in accordance with section 1631 (a) (2) of the Social Security Act if the Individual is receiving aid under title XVI of such Act.

 

Transport clients to services.

 

Participate in training activities as required by the Authority to increase and enhance professional and therapeutic skills.

 

Complete reports required for client records as well as all forms and paperwork required by the Agency including Daily Service Reports and other forms as needed.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Be certified as a case manager.

 

Knowledge of the special needs and behavioral characteristics of the targeted, chronically mentally ill.

 

Knowledge of interviewing techniques and principles.

 

Skills in interpersonal relationships and group dynamics.

 

Ability to operate a motor vehicle, with a valid Alabama Driver's License and a good driving record.

 

Knowledge of the use and side effects of psychotropic medication.

 

Knowledge of the legal and ethical issues relative to confidentiality of client records.

 

Knowledge of casework principles and methods related to counseling.

 

Ability and willingness to document activities and maintain records.

 

Ability and willingness to provide mental health services in non-traditional settings and non-traditional work hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION (Continued)

Case Manager – EBP (Evidence-Based Program)/SHP

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Science or related field from a recognized college or university. Some experience preferred. Must meet requirements of Medicaid for approved Medicaid Provider Status.

 

Must hold a valid Alabama Driver's License and maintain a driving record that is acceptable to the Authority's insurance carrier. Must maintain liability coverage on personal vehicles.